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Lonza

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Lonza
Muenchensteinerstrasse 38
Basel
4002
Switzerland


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mobility; sports nutrition


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Lonza is one of the world’s leading and most-trusted suppliers to the pharmaceutical, biotech and specialty ingredients markets. As an integrated solutions provider, Lonza is boosting its value creation along and beyond the healthcare continuum with a strong focus on patient healthcare, consumer preventive healthcare and consumer's healthy environment. 

Lonza harnesses science and technology to create products that support safer and healthier living and that enhance the overall quality of life. With the recent Capsugel acquisition, Lonza now offers products and services from the custom development and manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients to innovative dosage forms for the pharma and consumer health and nutrition industries. 

Benefiting from its regulatory expertise, Lonza is able to transfer its know-how from pharma to hygiene and fast-moving consumer goods all the way to coatings and composites and the preservation and protection of agricultural goods and other natural resources. 

Founded in 1897 in the Swiss Alps, Lonza today is a well-respected global company with more than 100 sites and offices and approximately 14,500 full-time employees worldwide. The company generated sales of CHF 5.1 billion in 2017 with a CORE EBITDA of CHF 1.3 billion. Further information can be found at www.lonza.com.

Additional Information and Disclaimer

Lonza Group Ltd has its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, and is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. It has a secondary listing on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (“SGX-ST”). Lonza Group Ltd is not subject to the SGX-ST’s continuing listing requirements but remains subject to Rules 217 and 751 of the SGX-ST Listing Manual.

Certain matters discussed in this news release may constitute forward-looking statements. These statements are based on current expectations and estimates of Lonza Group Ltd, although Lonza Group Ltd can give no assurance that these expectations and estimates will be achieved. Investors are cautioned that all forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainty and are qualified in their entirety. The actual results may differ materially in the future from the forward-looking statements included in this news release due to various factors. Furthermore, except as otherwise required by law, Lonza Group Ltd disclaims any intention or obligation to update the statements contained in this news release.



Articles On NutritionInsight
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NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS

COVID-19 updates

27 Oct 2021 --- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, NutritionInsight is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this regularly-updated news... Read More

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FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS

ANSES calls for uniform approach to screening nanomaterials like TiO2 in new safety assessment

20 Oct 2021 --- A singular approach to assessing the health risks of engineered nanomaterials across food and nutraceutical ingredients is not enough, according to the French Agency for Food,... Read More

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NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS

Empowered consumers drive trusted ingredients in nutraceutical industry’s “new normal”

13 Oct 2021 --- Consumers are taking health more into their own hands as shopping has migrated online in the lingering wake of COVID-19. Trust in supplement brands and on-pack claims have become... Read More

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NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS

Nutraceutical giants’ partnerships inject life back into industry at Vitafoods

08 Oct 2021 --- Some of industry’s biggest players are joining forces to bring cost-effective yet scientifically backed offerings to the nutraceuticals market. Co-creation is reinvigorating... Read More

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NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS

Delivery format generational gap? Vitafoods exhibitors debate “fun” capsule alternatives

07 Oct 2021 --- The food sector has recently seen a renewed focus on texture, which is now penetrating into the nutraceutical realm. This is having an impact on delivery formats, where consumers... Read More




Videos
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Chr. Hansen demystifies “probiotics jungle” with global online education platform

31 May 2021 --- The “unharmonized” probiotics scene contributes to consumer confusion, which has motivated Chr. Hansen to launch a global online version of The Probiotics Institute. The one-stop-shop educational platform helps consumers navigate the “probiotics jungle” and demystify the human microbiome. Linda Neckmar, VP of commercial development, details why the company has developed a separate version for the Chinese market and how the move coincides with wider company strategies.

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Forecasting the future of nutrition

22 Dec 2020 --- General health with an emphasis on digestion is set to reach new heights over the coming years as new research emerges, according to Roel van de Put, Lonza Capsules and Health Ingredients’ business development manager. Beauty-from-within, mobility, mood health and immunity will also be major forces shaping the nutritional realm, he predicts. 

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Titanium dioxide-free semi-opacifier reaches market ahead of French ban

02 Jan 2020 --- Lonza launched Vcaps Plus White Opal, its first commercially-available titanium dioxide-free semi-opaque capsule for food supplements, at CPhI Worldwide 2019. The launch precedes a ban on titanium dioxide, set to come into force in France, 2020. Stéphane Vouche, Marketing Manager at Lonza, predicts that increased scrutiny is bound to increase demand for clean label solutions in the space – something the new product offers with its avoidance of unnecessary chemicals, plasticizers and other elements.

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Clean label capsule launch

14 May 2019 --- At Vitafoods Europe 2019, Lonza launched its new Vcaps Plus White Opal capsule in a bid to address the growing demand for opaque capsules that do not include titanium dioxide. NutritionInsight spoke with Dominik Mattern, Associate Director Business Development, Head of Business Development, Lonza, about the new launch as well as the company's clean label platform.

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Total solutions for personal care formulations

25 Apr 2019 --- At In-cosmetics Global 2019 in Paris, Lonza exhibited a number of concepts, including SYNETH, a series of polyglycerol esters. Each fiber offers a unique and innovative texture and aesthetic for the personal, intimate, body and oral care spaces. Jennifer Clancy notes that Lonza is offering turn-key solutions in personal care and beauty and providing consumers with a fully holistic view of health and wellness. 




Articles On The World of Food Ingredients
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THE WORLD OF FOOD INGREDIENTS

Opinion Edge: Trends in Supplements and Nutritionals

18 Aug 2020 --- Key suppliers offer their thoughts on the nutritionals industry. Which formats, flavors, and active ingredients are consumers seeking in “the new normal”?




Nutrition Focus
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12 Oct 2020 | Lonza

Plant-based revolution makes waves in supplements

Consumers are increasingly looking for plant-based offerings and supplements are no exception. Plant-based or vegan claims on supplements grew by 34 percent between 2015 and 2019 and show no... Read More

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08 Jun 2020 | Lonza

Busy consumers embrace supplements

While differing generations have unique nutritional priorities, they share a desire to live healthy and less stressed lives. This has led many to turn to supplements as an easy way to... Read More

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24 Oct 2019 | Lonza

Clean label remains king for supplements amid consumer safety concern

Clean label remains king in the supplement space, as consumers who are wary of ingredient traceability and safety are drawn to shorter label lists. Concerns from consumers and lobby groups... Read More

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18 Mar 2019 | Lonza

Moving with the times: A new generation joint health solution for today’s consumer

The aging consumer has growing expectations of bone and joint health solutions, thanks to the mainstreaming of sports nutrition and a growing focus on active aging. According to Innova... Read More

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02 Oct 2018 | Lonza

Bone and joint health: Increased focus on mobility and healthy aging

Products featuring bone & joint health claims are on the rise, with Innova Market Insights data showing a compound annual growth rate of 13 percent between 2013 and... Read More




Podcasts
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NewsBite Podcast (May 31-Jun 4): “Chr. Hansen and Lonza JV lands manufacturing licenses”

07 Jun 2021 --- This NewsBite podcast delves into Chr. Hansen and Lonza’s joint venture, Bacthera, receiving manufacturing licenses to start supplying live biotherapeutic products. Meanwhile, Probi partnered on probiotic research for vaginal health NPD targeting the “underserved” market. Also, a Safefood report revealed that online conversations about healthy diets are missing input from health experts.

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NewsBite Podcast (Feb 8-12): “Cargill leads US$55M funding round for Evolve BioSystems’ infant nutrition probiotic”

15 Feb 2021 --- During the last week, Evolve BioSystems landed US$55 million for the commercialization of its “next generation of probiotic.” Other top stories include Lonza’s US$4.7 billion sale of its Speciality Ingredients business and Kappa Bioscience’s US expansion of its vitamin K2 production.

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NewsBite Podcast (Jan 18-22): Beneo, Gelita and AstaReal spotlight rising e-sports NPD market

25 Jan 2021 --- This week’s NutritionInsight NewsBite podcast looks into e-gaming’s emerging market potential. Recent business news highlights include Lonza’s exit from the softgel arena in the pharma market and other moves in the infant formula sector.




Webinars
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Plantcaps® capsule essentials

05 Nov 2020 --- For today’s health-conscious and responsible consumers, Lonza’s Capsugel Plantcaps capsules provide the premier balance of product performance and convenience. This webinar dives into the latest market trends, as well as the science and regulatory landscape surrounding Plantcaps.

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Live Better: Feel good, Stay mobile. Formulation strategies for today’s consumer

24 Jun 2020 --- Supplement users increasingly aspire to more sustainable, health-focused ideals and are on the hunt for high-quality, responsibly sourced products that help them to stay mobile and live better. In this webinar, Lonza experts delve into how these preferences extend across a range of emerging, on-demand consumer trends, from joint and cognitive health to probiotics and beauty-from-within.

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Tio2 free: Clear path to compliance

08 Nov 2019 --- This webinar will discuss how food supplement makers can address the rising consumer demand for clean and clear label solutions in light of the changing regulatory environment regarding the use of titanium dioxide as an opacifier. It will also explore how Lonza’s new Vcaps® Plus WHITE OPAL® capsule is designed to perform and can support producers to meet this growing need in today’s market.

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Moving with the times: a new generation joint health solution for today’s consumer

28 Mar 2019 --- The NutritionInsight webinar “Moving with the times: a new generation joint health solution for today’s consumer” offers insights into the changing consumer landscape, including the expectations of both aging and active consumers and rising demand for joint health solutions. Dominik Mattern of Lonza Capsugel discusses the science behind Lonza’s UC-II undenatured type II collagen ingredient, including its unique mode of action and how it can meet the needs of a new and growing consumer base. He presents a first look at Lonza’s new generation of ready-to-market innovative dosage forms and formulations that address mobility concerns related to healthy aging.

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Driving growth in the joint health category: UC-II® undenatured type II collagen

19 Oct 2018 --- UC-II® undenatured type II collagen is a once-a-day joint health solution for the joint health market. Its small dose size and mode of action help make it the preferred choice among top food supplement manufacturers and retailers. Learn why UC-II® undenatured type II collagen is a success story and discover new ready-to-market solutions.




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